20 November 2003
THE 1745 REBELLION -- [Henry FIELDING (1707-1754)]. A Serious Address to the People of Great Britain in which the certain consequences of the present rebellion are fully demonstrated. London: M. Cooper, 1745. (Title slightly thumb-soiled, some light browning.) FIRST EDITION. Rothschild 846. [Bound with:] A Compleat View of the Birth of the Pretender. London: T. Gardner and M. Cooper, 1744. (Lacks half-title.) ONLY EDITION of this detailed history. [and:] A Letter from a Gentleman at Edinburgh to his Correspondent at London. Concerning Affairs in Scotland. London: J. English, 1745. (Without half-title.) ONLY EDITION. [and:] A Journal of the Pretender's Expedition to North Britain. London: J. Collyer, . ONLY EDITION. SCARCE. ESTC locates 7 copies. [and:] James DRUMMOND (1713-1746). The Speech of the Honourable James Drummond Esq; commonly called Duke of Perth, at a general council of war held at Brampton. London: M. Cooper, 1746. Half-title. ONLY EDITION. SCARCE. [and:] Andrew FERGUSON, Captain of General MacDonald's regiment. A Genuine Account of All the Persons of Note in Scotland, who are now engaged in the Service of the Chevalier. [London]: J. Robinson, [?1745]. (Title and final leaf soiled.) One of two London editions by J. Robinson, reprinted from the Edinburgh edition. SCARCE.
Together 6 works in one volume, 8° (190 x 120mm). Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, red speckled edges. Provenance: Thomas Percival (contemporary bookplate, [?]his manuscript list of pamphlets at front).
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